Watch and Wait; Or, The Young Fugitives: A Story for Young People

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Lee and Shepard, 1867 - Children's stories, American - 272 pages
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Page 14 - Atlantic coast on the east, the Great Lakes on the north, and the Gulf of Mexico on the south. The...
Page 146 - ... the tongue," and, be it added, her comeliness. But, notwithstanding her arrangements against ill- chance, the young fugitives approached, without accident or question, very close to their destination. They were now within less than a quarter of a mile of the town of Ross. On the one hand a wooded hill, drooping its foliage over the road, darkened their way : on the other a rich flat, thickly interspersed with trees,, and beautified with streams of moonshine and mysterious depths of shadow, extended...
Page 200 - ... overboard, except a couple of bottles to be used as medicine ; but Quin thought that some use might be made of it at a future time. There was no one on board, except Cyd, who would drink it ; and he had imbibed rather as a frolic than because he had any taste for the fiery article. The patient slept all the rest of the day and all the following night. The next morning he was afflicted with a terrible headache, and was so stupid that he was good for nothing. He was severely reprimanded for his...
Page 52 - Raybone was corfsidered a liberal and humane master, the "dead oak" had been the scene of many a terrible tragedy. Because his master was a just and fair man, Dandy hoped to escape the doom for which all the preparations...
Page 5 - ... if the story shall kindle any new emotion of sympathy for the oppressed and enslaved, it will have more than...

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